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on that which unites us, we're unstoppable. happy birthday, america. that's "hardball" for now. thank you for being with us. "the ed show" starts right now. >>> good evening. prices are falling and republicans are scrambling to find a new reason to pin the blame on president obama. i'm taking the hot air coming out of the right wing. >> just from a political perspective, do you think the united states wants the gas prices to go up higher? i want to get them lower because they hurt families. >> gs prices are plummeting just before the fourth of july. and the right wing talking point has been blown to bits. >> that's almost double under this president. >> gasoline prices nearly doubling since president obama took office. >> is it enough to derail his return to the office? >> it better be. >> the commissioner mark shelton will join me with the real reason prices are so low. and bob shrum joins me with the politics. >>> congressman joe walsh says iraq war veteran tammy duckworth is not a real hero. >> that's all she talks about. our true heroes are men and women who served us, that's the last
wolf blitzer who never takes a day off and always checks his blackberry. thanks for being with us. >>> ashley, thanks very much. happening now. >> they said it was a tax, didn't they? it's a tax. of course. >> mitt romney boldly contradicting a top advisor firmly stating his position on the landmark supreme court ruling upholding president obama's health care law. is his campaign message back on track? or did he give democrats a new line of attack? >>> plus, an unimaginable crisis unfolding right now in west virginia. hundreds of thousands of storm victims already dealing with no power, now many of them are dealing with no food. we're live on the ground to find out what's being done. >>> and a state lawmaker accidentally undermining her party and her principles with the press of a button. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> first to a dramatic moment on the campaign trail. the presumptive republican presidential nominee, mitt romney, firmly stating his position on the u.s. supreme court's historic ruling up hodding obama care and directly contradicting what his t
we'll look back at the life of andy griffith. good to have you with us. thanks for watching. millions of americans are going to be traveling over the next few days and we're going to by wi buying a lot of gas. republicans wanted to celebrate the fourth of july by hammering president obama over rising gas prices. it isn't working out the way they hoped. today, the national average for a gallon of gasoline is $3.33. it's the lowest price per gallon since last december. over the last three months, gas prices have fallen from a national high of $3.92 back in april. in some southern states in this country, the average cost is already below $3 a gallon. all of a sudden, what's that noise? i can't hear it. it's because the republicans are all of a sudden quiet about energy policy. you see, they were making all kinds of noise about high gas prices back in the spring. leaders of congress, the presidential candidates, and the right-wing media all over this president, saying he's the problem. putting the blame on president obama. >> since this president has been president, the cost of
's policy has been to drive up the cost of energy so americans would use less of it. >> president obama was even asked about this conspiracy during a live news conference in march. >> critics will say on capitol hill that you want gas prices to go higher because you have said before that will wean the american people off fossil fuels onto renewable fuels. how do you respond. >> just from a political perspective, do you think the president of the united states going into election wants gas prices to go up higher? is there anyone here who thinks that makes sense? >> no sense at all, but right wingers still repeated it as long as gas prices were high. if the gas bags paid any attention at all to the actual economic reports, they would have known how far off base they were. in the beginning of may, economists were reporting gas prices had peaked at $128 a barrel. the trend was already moving in the other direction, but of course, republicans continued to blame the president for having sinister motivations. remember, the keystone pipeline, son of a gun, we can't get low prices unless we have
admits he was one of them. now he says he was naive and is joining us tonight. in the side show, how the right managed to conclude president obama is abandoning america for evil europe on independence day. never let e facts get in the way after good story. we begin with health care and whether republicans can repeal it. michael steele was chairman of the republican party, maggie habberman writes for politico. welcome. republicans had vowed to repeal obama's health care law. to do that, mitt romney would have to win and republicans would need to retake the senate and even then, it could be complicated. the senate minority lead er mitch mcconnell conceded that yesterday when speak tog a group back home in kentucky. >> thought it was a good idea for the federal government to go in in direction, i'd say the odds are still on your side because it's a lot harder to undo something than it is to stop it in the first place. >> maggie, is there a clare path for the gop to repeal obamacare? >> there is a clear path in the sense they don't need a cloture vote. as you said sh they have the to ret
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. duckworth lost both legs and use of one arm in iraq. plus, fires in colorado, drought in the west. more than 3,000 temperature records in june. is global warming to blame? this is exactly what scientists had been predicting. how long can the right wing continue to insist that what we're seeing is a hoax? and remember jonathan krone, the 13-year-old darling of the right? >> so i decided there were too many people who through this, the term conservative around, who didn't understand what they were talking about. >> apparently, he admits he was one of them. now he says he was naive and is joining us tonight. in the side show, how the right managed to conclude president obama is abandoning america for evil europe on independence day. never let the facts get in the way after good story. we begin with health care and whether republicans can repeal it. michael steele was chairman of the republican party, maggie habberman writes for politico. welcome. republicans had vowed to repeal obama's health care law. to do that, mitt romney would have to win and republicans would need to retake the senate and
hydrant. as wgn's tonya francisco tells us.. the little girl is recovering from wounds today at stroger hospital. latest report from the hospital is that the girl is in stable condition ... doctors have told her family that she will be okay and recover ... the 10 year-old was just trying to beat the heat last night by playing in an open fire hydrant when shots rang out before 1130 ... a neighbor said he had just gone inside when it happened ... >>there were shooting fireworks and a fire hydrant was on ... and the next thing i knew i heard a little child was shot ... >>she was hit in the stomach and the left wrist ... the mother's boyfriend who was outside watching her was hit in the right hand ... a friend brought them to west suburban medical center in oak park because of the severity of the injuries to the child she was transferred to stroger hospital she is expected to be ok ... she was one of 15 people shot since 5:00 last night ... back at the scene the hydrant is off the water has dried and the only sign something happened is all the crime scene tape hanging out of the garbage c
. wgn news @ 9 most of us preparing to celebrate fourth of july thousands: with no electricity temperatures continue to rise. top story around the country tonight live with more of those without power are dealing with the heat >> clean up from the weekend storm continues now under excessive heat watch com ed says still 22,000 customers without power those who did not have a generator busy all day throwing out food with refrigerators now preparing for another hot long and uncomfortable night. day three with no power for family thousands still sweating it out after sunday's storm widespread damage at the suburbs. working around the clock tower completely restored, doing everything possible to get customers back in service the heat does not help these situations. the heatwave left more than 700 people dead in chicago. book wrote about the disaster >> response was catastrophic the city had emergency plan that developed and they have for got to nobody activated went on used many lessons from 1995 heat wave want it take heat wave seriously >> the city has done a better job of com
was a hit for griffith on broadway, tv and film. for most of us, andy griffith will always be remembered as the sheriff of mayberry and opie's pa. >> that was a pretty good idea i come up with, huh? sglrk mark barger, fsn news. >> here's your "first look" at news around america today. in mississippi incredible video shows a car that turned right into a rocket. it launched into midair after slamming into a section of road that buckled from the heat. the driver could be seen losing control and heading the wrong way into oncoming traffic. amazingly, no injuries were reported. >>> in illinois, even professionals trying to demonstrate the dangers of messing around with fireworks can learn the hard way. a woman suffered minor burns on her foot after the canisters used to shoot fireworks in the air tipped over, causing the pyrotechnics to go out of control. organizers say the mishap proves their point about firework safety this holiday. >>> in chicago, it was canine chaos as a fugitive fide was able to stay one paw ahead of the law. i'll be here all week, bill, tip your bartenders. police hound
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